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World mental health day

World Mental Health Day 2018

Published on Wednesday, 10 October 2018 in Health and wellbeing news

Partners throughout Coventry and Warwickshire are coming together to mark World Mental Health Day (WMHD) in a series of events across the region on Wednesday 10 October. Mental health problems affect one in four people, yet too often people are afraid to talk about their experiences because they fear the response and stigma they may experience.

Exciting plans for former Woodlands site

Published on Thursday, 18 October 2018 in Planning and development news

Councillors are set to consult the public on progressing a feasibility study which might see the former Woodlands School site become an education and sports village.

Council calls for end to Ricoh Arena legal action

Published on Tuesday, 16 October 2018 in Community and living news

The Leader of Coventry City Council has called on the owners of the Sky Blues to end their campaign of legal action.

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Record breaker Kare named latest Good Citizen

Published on Tuesday, 16 October 2018 in Civic recognition and awards news

World Record holder, Kare Adenegan, was presented with a Good Citizen Award by Coventry’s Deputy Lord Mayor, earlier today.

Four set for top city honour

Published on Tuesday, 16 October 2018 in Civic recognition and awards news

Four people who between them have dedicated decades of service to the city of Coventry are set to be honoured.

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West Midlands Police have launched a brand new live chat service on their website.

Published on Tuesday, 16 October 2018 in Community and living news

Live chat gives you the power to report all non-emergency crime online and speak to an adviser anytime between 8am - midnight (Monday - Sunday).

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New vaccine offers over 65s more protection from flu

Published on Friday, 12 October 2018 in Public health news

Top local doctors are urging people aged over 65 to protect themselves from flu with the new vaccine.

Healthwatch Coventry recruitment poster

Healthwatch Coventry Chair recruitment

Published on Thursday, 11 October 2018 in Health and social care news

Have you got the passion to get patient and public voices heard?

Red Bag Project

Red Bag Project making a difference

Published on Thursday, 11 October 2018 in Health and social care news

Residents in care homes across Coventry are taking part in a new service – one which makes it easy and more efficient for medical staff to keep them comfortable if they need to go into hospital.

Council's Director of Public Health Annual report published

Published on Tuesday, 09 October 2018 in Council and democracy news

Public Health's annual report for 2017/18 has been published.

Volunteers at event to support people who are homeless

Published on Tuesday, 09 October 2018 in Homelessness news

Volunteers call to help homeless people back on their feet at city event.

£350k in overpayments identified

Published on Tuesday, 09 October 2018 in Council and democracy news

As part of the work undertaken by the Council’s internal auditors in 2017/18, they have identified £350k in overpayments.

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Coventry Half Marathon expands to weekend-long Festival of Running

Published on Tuesday, 09 October 2018 in Events news

Organisers of the Coventry Half Marathon are opening entries for an expanded Festival of Running for the 2019 event.

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Stoptober 2018

Published on Monday, 08 October 2018 in Public health news

Stoptober, the 28-day stop smoking challenge from Public Health England, is up and running! If you're taking part in Stoptober this year, we wish you the best of luck on your quitting journey.

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Coventry stables rides into expansion thanks to Skills 4 Growth

Published on Monday, 08 October 2018 in Business and licensing news

Moor Farm Stables Equestrian Centre in Corley Moor, Coventry has been able to expand its business thanks to the Coventry and Warwickshire Skills 4 Growth Project.

Find out the results - Adult Social Care survey 2018

Published on Friday, 05 October 2018 in Health and social care - having your say and getting involved news

Coventry City Council carried out its annual Adult Social Care survey in beginning of this year.

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Coventry Inspiration Book Awards

Published on Thursday, 04 October 2018 in Services for schools news

This is the 13th year of the Coventry Inspiration Book Awards and they continue to develop and change to reflect the needs of Coventry Schools.

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Coventry Library Quiz

Published on Thursday, 04 October 2018 in Services for schools news

The Year 6 Library Quiz has being running in the city for many years and hundreds of children have benefitted from this experience.

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Switch and Save money on your energy bills

Published on Thursday, 04 October 2018 in Public health news

Coventry City Council’s Switch and Save Scheme returns again, helping residents save money on their energy bills.

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X-Factor champions to officially launch Christmas in Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 03 October 2018 in Events news

The reigning champions of a television talent show will officially launch the festive season in Coventry.

Arrest made at car boot sale

Published on Wednesday, 03 October 2018 in Trading standards news

Officers from the Council’s Trading Standards service, together with the Police, raided a local car boot sale just before it opened to the public.

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Children and volunteers plant new orchard at The Charterhouse

Published on Tuesday, 02 October 2018 in Community and living news

Dozens of primary school children and volunteers have planted trees to create a community orchard in the gardens of one of Coventry’s finest medieval buildings.

New rules on HMO licensing

Published on Thursday, 27 September 2018 in Licensing and regulation news

From 1 October there will be changes to the licensing criteria for private properties described as houses in multiple occupation (HMO).

Coventry to be on route of major road cycling event

Published on Thursday, 27 September 2018 in Cycling news

Coventry will be on the route of the second largest road cycling event next May, during its year as City of Sport.

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Referral Order Panel Volunteers

Published on Wednesday, 26 September 2018 in Community and living news

​​​​Coventry Youth Offending Services are looking for volunteers to help young people who have committed crime to make positive changes to their lives and prevent further offending.

Stoptober 2018

Stoptober campaign backed by city rugby club

Published on Wednesday, 26 September 2018 in Public health news

Players from Coventry Rugby Football Club have teamed up to raise awareness of free support for people to give up smoking ahead of Stoptober, the national stop smoking campaign.

Prosecutions increasing on fly-tippers

Published on Tuesday, 25 September 2018 in Environment and waste news

The numbers of people prosecuted for fly-tipping has increased in Coventry over the past 12 months.

Policy sets out plans to protect private sector housing tenants

Published on Tuesday, 25 September 2018 in Housing news

A new policy to enforce standards in private sector housing is likely to receive the backing of councillors.

Tree top thrills and new café set for Coombe

Published on Monday, 24 September 2018 in Parks and open spaces news

Coombe Abbey Country Park could be the home of a new high wires assault course and a second café.

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Carers Survey – Adult Social Care

Published on Monday, 24 September 2018 in Adult social care strategies, policies and plans news

Coventry City Council's Adult Social Care Services will be sending out anonymous postal questionnaires to carers in the city.

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